Entries Tagged as 'Living Room'

San Diego Staging Needed

July 17th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Our reader Michael sent us these photos of a San Diego, California home.

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Let’s remove the stuffed animal on the couch, the outdated poster of movie stars at the diner, the bicycles, the fan, the ladder, the vacuum cleaner, the fake logs, the Budweiser sign, the cords, etc.

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The dust pan, the trash can…  And look at the dirty arms on that chair!

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Too bad this house is cluttered.  The wood floors are beautiful.

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MilkBone dog biscuits.

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Cluttered kitchen too.

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This house could look so much better.

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The bathroom needs help.  This house isn’t ready to be shown to buyers.

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Cluttered bedroom.

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Nine rolls of toilet paper in this bathroom.

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Paper towels along with clutter.  Looks like a nice bedroom.  Too bad you can’t tell.

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The back of the house with wood deck.

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Back Yard · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Drywall Damage · Room Addition · Siding · Other US Cities

Home Improvement Needed

July 7th, 2016 · 4 Comments

First impression when you walk into the house.

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Help.

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Not any better from this side.

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Fine dining.

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Home office.

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Remodeling in progress.

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Just needs tile.

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Two closets!

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Crafts room.

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Another room of stuff.

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Handy workbench.

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Lots of shade here.

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More shade over here.

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And over here too.

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It’s a carport.

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Tags: Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Garage or Carport · Clutter · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Office/Den · Dining Room · Knives · Fixer-Upper

This Home Can Be Yours, If the Price Is Right

June 27th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Enjoy a nice relaxing bath here.

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You’re supposed to say a prayer before using the toilet?

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The front door needs some attention.  Along with the floor and the walls.

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The only outdoor light in the kitchen comes from the hole in the cabinet!

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They probably did us a favor by removing the carpet.

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Same here.

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Newer faucet and newer vanity add value to the house.

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The laundry room looks washed up.

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Another view of the front door.

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The lattice skirting is cute.

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Tags: Flooring · Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Weeds · Fixer-Upper · Drywall Damage · Siding

Before & After House Renovation

June 25th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Before Kitchen.  The house was purchased for $91,000.

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After Kitchen.  After renovation, the house sold for $170,000.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Before Back Yard.

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After Back Yard.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Before & After

Before & After Renovated Home

May 14th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Before Kitchen.  The investor paid $100,000 for this house.

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After Kitchen.  Once renovated, the house sold for $178,000.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.  From the opposite view.

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Before Bathroom.

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After Bathroom.

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Before Other Bathroom.

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After Other Bathroom.

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Before Bedroom 1.

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After Bedroom 1.

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Before Bedroom 2.

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After Bedroom 2.

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Before Bedroom 3.

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After Bedroom 3.

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Before Bedroom 4.

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After Bedroom 4.  Your biggest bang for your buck:  new carpet and fresh paint.

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Tags: Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Before & After

Very Interesting

May 5th, 2016 · 6 Comments

A creative person added lots of flair to her/his kitchen.

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A lot of time and attention was invested here.

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Each tile and tile shard was placed with care.

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Who doesn’t like flowers?

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A one-of-a-kind kitchen.

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Different things going on in the living room.

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The dog is mad because the birds get to have all the toilet paper.

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The house also includes a guest house.  And more clutter.

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The guest house kitchen features a built-in microwave.

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The guest house bedroom has custom window blinds and an extra closet.

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The seller will replace the ceiling fan with a full price offer.

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Lots of storage in the guest house.

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Cleaning products are for display only.

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Vintage furnace.  From 1960?

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Pets · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling Fan · People In Photos

Afghan War Zone

April 19th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Afghan blankets and clutter dominate this Glendale, Arizona home.

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More Afghan blankets and clutter.

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Too many unnecessary items on display in the kitchen.  Put it away.

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Another Afghan blanket in the bedroom.  And lots of visual distractions.

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So many extra blankets and what-not in this bedroom.

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Extra pillows and stuffed animals in this bedroom.

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Let’s remove the entire rack and items please.

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Tags: Staging · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Stuffed Animals · Afghan Blanket · Glendale, AZ Homes

Renovation Photos Before & After

April 9th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Before Bathroom 1.  This home was purchased for $97,000.

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After Bathroom 1.  The renovated home then sold for $150,000.

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Before Bathroom 2.

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After Bathroom 2.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Before & After

Positive Marketing

April 8th, 2016 · 7 Comments

The seller of this house is very upbeat.

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The following comments are actual quotes from the seller, corresponding with each photo.

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“Partially rehabbed already.”

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“This is a winner.”

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“Lots of upside.”

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“Great bones.”

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“Up and coming neighborhood.”

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“Just like John Mellencamp says…”

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“…little pink houses.”

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“Opportunity calls.”

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Tags: Roof · Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper · Window · Graffiti · Drywall Damage · Laundry Room

Cluttered Spaces

March 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Don’t dare complain about the abundance of visual clutter in this home or the seller might hit you with his bat!

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Christmas decorations and other stuff going on in this house.

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There’s a man reading instructions on home staging.  After he finishes his Budweiser beer, he’ll start organizing the room.

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Family Room · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Holiday Décor · Chandler, AZ Homes · People In Photos